BY BOZZA The champagne is barely dry from the Golden State Warriors NBA Championship celebrations and the wheeling and dealing ahead of the Draft is already on in earnest. The Sportress’ very own Dan sat down with The Pinch Hitters team to discuss the off-season trade discussions in the NBA. The most interesting discussion point … More Phil Jackson: Mad Man or Mastermind?
BY DAN Queensland beat New South Wales 18-16 in the second State of Origin game on Wednesday but had no right to. The gap between the two forward packs was such that Queensland should not have been able to recover. The fact that Jonathon Thurston was playing with what was clearly a dud shoulder should … More Rep Review: Winning the Unwinnable
BY ROB The Raiders are a side living on borrowed time. While their finals aspirations are not quite as ludicrous as those of the Knights or Tigers they are starting to run out of opportunities to climb back into form and the top 8. The Green Machine will have to do it very tough over … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Broncos R16 Preview
BY BOZZA A week after a disappointing result against North Queensland, round 15 saw the roller-coaster that is Parramatta’s 2017 season continue with a 24-10 victory over St George. It is somewhat surprising that a team designed to thrive on a platform built upon consistency of effort can suffer such fluctuation of results. If nature … More Parra Post-Mortem: The Roller-Coaster Continues
BY ROB Having brought you all the accurate super scoops prior to Game I we reached out to our sources once again to keep you, the fervent Sportress fans, fully informed ahead of a possible decider on Wednesday night. Sam Thaiday says he still has more to give, and is asking to take Alfie Langer’s … More Origin Late Mail
BY BOZZA It is fair to say St Kilda’s 17-point victory over North Melbourne in Round 13 is unlikely to feature on many end of season highlight lists. Despite this, the four points St Kilda banked for their exertions may prove pivotal in the wash up of the Saints 2017 season. After 3 straight defeats, … More Saints Summary: A Win But Will Missed Opportunities Hurt?
BY DAN AND HERMAN The Canberra Raiders are the unluckiest team in Rugby League. Anyone that has paid attention to this season would undoubtedly be aware of that fact. Six of their losses have been by a try or less. They’ve lost three games in golden point. One of those the ball hit the underside … More The Canberra Raiders Are Unlucky
BY DAN If the Raiders 24-20 loss to the Penrith Panthers isn’t rock bottom then I don’t want to be around when they get there. The Raiders were awful for good chunks of the game, found their mojo for a period in the second half and then collapsed in four minutes that will haunt the … More Raiders Review: Welcome To Rock Bottom
BY BOZZA “The Crows look ominous here” Bruce McAvanney growled early in the first quarter, a 1.0 to 0.0 Adelaide lead enough for him to fear for St Kilda’s chances in the match. From a St Kilda viewpoint, more frustrating than the veteran caller’s rush to call a football game on suspicion rather than vision … More Saints Summary: Crows Feast On Wasteful Saints
BY ROB Round 14 sees teams 9 and 10 clash, and while they may be close on the ladder their immediate paths to this game are differing tales. The Raiders struggled against the Sea-Eagles in the first half last Sunday, only to mount a second half fight back before being denied the two points … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Panthers Rd14 Preview